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6 Factors to Consider When Refreshing Your Technology Infrastructure

Every business wants to achieve their goals and be successful. However, if you approach your technology infrastructure as an afterthought, you could be seriously restricting your organization's potential.

A technology refresh allows a company to assess its IT infrastructure's present condition and evaluate the benefits of trying something more effective. For a company's long-term success, it's ideal to examine its current IT infrastructure (hardware, software and other technology solutions) and see what other options are available that would better suit its needs.

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Adopt Zero Trust Security for Your SMB

Implementing Zero Trust Security within your business can help guard against data breaches, downtime, productivity loss, customer churn and reputation damage. Over 70% of businesses planned for the deployment of Zero Trust in 2020 and it is even more critical for SMBs in an era where workforces and networks are becoming heavily distributed.

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Tips & Tricks for Microsoft Office

Everyone has heard of Microsoft Office. Whether you are an avid writer or just create an occasional work PowerPoint presentation, you are familiar with itThere is a good reason it has been the most popular office suite for three decades – it’s the best. The following information will be helpful at home and work. No resume is complete without Microsoft Office 

Read on for tips that can benefit every user. 

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How to Host a Successful Virtual Meeting

Modern audio/video (A/V) technology and collaboration platforms provide useful features that help to increase the productivity of a virtual meeting. Technology is the platform for an efficient meeting, but it’s the role of the meeting host to provide a solution that drives productivity, and the role of the participant to limit distractions. 

The following tips will help you and your team gain confidence in producing and hosting meetings with concise objectives, engaged participants, and easily identifiable action items. 

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Which Industries Should Utilize Network Management Services?

Today, most businesses use computer networks for a wide range of purposes. As a result, any downtime or performance issues can be disastrous. This is especially true for specific industries, making network management essential. This service can target potential problems and prevent them from wreaking havoc, which will benefit the following businesses.

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The Convergence of IT & Operational Technology in Fortinet’s New SD-WAN Appliance

Emerging SD-WAN Technology Has Hit the Market Fortinet announced the release of the first ever SD-WAN appliance for operational technology (OT) environments: FortiGate Rugged 60F.  Software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) has been growing rapidly on the corporate side of many organizations. ...

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How to Prepare for Cyberattacks as a Growing Business Interruption

Businesses prepare for downtime from natural disasters with network devices like a UPS (uninterruptible power supply) for unexpected power outages, cloud backups for recovering on-premises data lost in a fire, etc. Which then raises the question: how are businesses preparing for a malicious disaster? Find out how you can prepare for a cyberattack to minimize downtime and interruptions.

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SD-WAN: What is it and Why is it Changing Business Networking?

SD-WAN is a new technology with a board range of offerings and varying designs. It allows IT to tackle daily challenges with one network implementation. With SD-WAN, networks can deliver routing efficiently, protect itself from threats, offload expensive circuits efficiently, and simplify WAN network management.

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The Importance of a Strong Data Governance Policy

Did you know your data is more vulnerable now than ever before? Learn how you can minimize risks on your business's file sharing platforms. You'll understand the reasons why producing a data governance policy for your business can help you protect your intellectual property and sensitive data.

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Tips to Stay Connected with Your Staff Remotely

In wake of COVID-19's impact on local and national businesses, we've been seeing a lot of requests for team collaboration solutions using modern technology to host video meetings, and easily collaborate with chat/instant messaging software. Find out our top recommendations here!

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